Pickup Truck Technology Trims Fuel Costs

Powertrain and aerodynamic advances yield performance gains for pickup trucks.

Although pickup truck sales figuratively fell off a cliff, manufacturers have resisted the temptation to rein in technical innovation. In fact, competition continues to heat up, with manufacturers producing more efficient powertrains and improving aerodynamics to squeeze out the best mileage possible.

While some changes are an evolution of existing products, there are also revolutionary innovations that promise to shake up the status quo.

Stay up-to-date on what's new with pickup truck technology:

Ford Trucks Renovates Diesel Offering
General Motors Focuses on Fuel Savings for 2011 Chevy and GMC Trucks
Dodge Trucks Improve Aerodynamics
Toyota Trucks Deliver Efficient Gas Engines